Reminders

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Check if there are great opportunities that are available locally

Working overseas can be a daunting experience that is the reason whenever we give advice to those who have plans of working overseas, we always ask them how sure they are and what are their reasons for leaving the country. Most of the answers we get is the higher pay. In today’s economy, we are always in the look out for great opportunities that will bring cash to our bank accounts. But check first if there are great opportunities available locally so you don’t have to sacrifice being away from you loved ones.

Prepare a budget

As we have previously discussed, you might be paying some fees to acquire working visa. And the expenses don’t end there, once you reach the country where you are planning to work, specially if your employer won’t cover your daily expenses such as food and rent, you have to be financially ready for at least three months of your estimated expenses.

Money Transfers

Most of the overseas workers we know, regularly send money to support their loved ones. If you are one of them, check the best money transfer companies and banks that offer the cheapest cost for money transfers. These are the most recommended companies for money transfers: TransferWise, XE.com, MoneyGram, Western Union, Xoom, and OFX.